Registered Dietitian
Valley Health System of Ridgewood, NJ - Ridgewood, NJ

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Job Summary:
  • To provide quality outpatient clinical nutrition services and nutrition education to oncology patients in a variety of age groups. To plan, conduct, and evaluate nutrition educational programs.
  • Education:
    • Bachelors or advanced degree in foods and nutrition from an accredited institution. Completion of an internship approved by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Within three years, obtain board certification as a specialist in Oncology Nutrition by the Commission on Dietetic Registration.
  • Special Skills:
    • Registered Dietitian (active status). Group process skills. Demonstrates effective interaction and communication (oral, writing, presenting) skills to communicate and interact with patients, and their families, physicians, hospital personnel, and other Food and Nutrition Services staff. Ability to perform work accurately and pay attention to details. Ability to function competently and maintain composure during stressful situations and changing work environment related to changing patient needs, including working with patients with acute, chronic, and complex disease processes. Ability to work cooperatively with health-system, patients, family members, and multidisciplinary team members (i.e., physicians, Rehab, Respiratory, DI, Lab, etc.). Ability to utilize effective time management to set priorities.

  • About this company
    The Valley Hospital is a fully accredited, acute care, not-for-profit hospital serving more than 440,000 people in 32 towns in Bergen County...